The Veterinary Genetics Laboratory Forensic Unit at the University of California, Davis is the first accredited crime lab dedicated to animal DNA profiling. DNA can be used to confirm the ownershi ...View Article
Dr. Brenda Reed grew up in Wyoming with dogs and cats and visiting the cattle and horses on her grandparent’s ranch. Currently she has three dogs: Riley, a neurotic Weimaraner; Randi, a hairy Golden Retriever and Skippy, a classic mutt. She has a special interest in using acupuncture and Chinese herbal therapy to treat pets. Often, she uses acupuncture to treat chronic pain conditions such as arthritis. The most fulfilling aspect of working with animals is being able to see their happy, smiling faces and working with their guardians to help them be well. (With IRAH since 2003).
Dr. Nausley grew up in Missouri in farming country and knew at an early age that he wanted to take care of animals. This desire led him to the university of Missouri and to a DVM degree. After graduating, Dr. Nausley also knew he had had enough of the winters in the Midwest and changed climates coming to practice in Parker, Arizona and then on to Tucson. He is married and he and his wife Mary have a son, Soren. They also have a wonderful, loving Golden retriever named Winnie and an incredibly rambunctious Corgi named Mario. "It's been an honor and privilege to practice veterinary medicine and I'm really pleased to be at Ina Road Animal Hospital where the staff, associates and management are truly exceptional." (With IRAH since 01/2009).
Dr. Lunetta was intrigued by veterinary medicine from a young age and enjoys all aspects of this profession, especially surgery. She is one of the doctors offering abdominal ultrasound at IRAH. She is the mother of two boys who also share her love of animals. Dr. Lunetta is pleased to be back in the Southwest after a five year absence. (With IRAH since 9/2007).
Dr. Alicia Smith is originally from Colorado. She majored in Animal Science at Brigham Young University and received her veterinary degree from Kansas State University. Following graduation, she stayed in Kansas to join an emergency veterinary clinic and later began teaching for a veterinary technology program through a local college. Dr. Smith decided to trade tornado season for monsoon season and moved to Tucson to join Ina Road Animal Hospital. Her medical interests include internal medicine, preventative care, and exotic animal medicine. Her current menagerie of pets consists of two chinchillas, a dwarf hamster, and a betta.
Dr. Sean Crocker is originally from Dallas, Texas. He moved to Tucson at the age of 13 and attended Ironwood Ridge High School. He also attended the University of Arizona and earned a degree in Veterinary Sciences. He then went to veterinary school at Colorado State University, earning his veterinary degree and completing the Medical Acupuncture for Veterinarians course. His interests in veterinary medicine include dentistry, acupuncture, and soft tissue surgery. He currently has 1 dog, an Irish Setter named Kobe.